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Environmental microbiology in the death of local body of water after large amount of organic matter and microorganisms are introduced

Think back to your childhood and describe a sequence of events that could have led to the death of local body of water, like a swimming pond, following the introduction of large amount of organic matter and microorganisms. How could you use what you have learned to reverse this problem?

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Decay of organic matter or Putrefaction

The introduction of large amount of organic matter and microorganisms can lead to the death of the local body of water, like a swimming pond in several steps called putrefaction. First, the introduction of bacteria, fungi, saprophytic plants, and lower animals can utilize the remains of the living organic matter as a source of nutrition. The bacteria and fungi break down the lipid, ...

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The introduction of large amount of organic matter and microorganisms can lead to the death of the local body of water, like a swimming pond in several steps called putrefaction. However, putrefaction may be clean up by the different bacteria perform a process of decomposition.

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